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The life of Samuel Johnson, LL. D.

Author: John Hawkins
Publisher: New York, Macmillan, 1961.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Biography : EnglishView all editions and formats
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This the first and only scholarly edition of Sir John Hawkins's Life of Samuel Johnson, LL.D., a work that has not been widely available in complete form for more than two hundred years. Published in 1787, some four years before James Boswell's biography of Johnson, Hawkins's Life complements, clarifies, and often corrects numerous aspects of Boswell's Life. --from publisher's description.
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Genre/Form: Early works
Early works to 1800
Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Hawkins, John, Sir, 1719-1789.
Life of Samuel Johnson, LL. D.
New York, Macmillan, 1961
(OCoLC)561418522
Named Person: Samuel Johnson; Samuel Johnson
Material Type: Biography
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: John Hawkins
OCLC Number: 357756
Description: 341 pages illustrations 22 cm
Responsibility: Edited, abridged, and with an introd., by Bertram H. Davis.

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This the first and only scholarly edition of Sir John Hawkins's Life of Samuel Johnson, LL.D., a work that has not been widely available in complete form for more than two hundred years. Published in 1787, some four years before James Boswell's biography of Johnson, Hawkins's Life complements, clarifies, and often corrects numerous aspects of Boswell's Life. --from publisher's description.

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